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    DescriptionA collection of previously unavailable essays by environmentalist Aldo Leopold, building on the tradition of ethical land use and developing the concept of "land health" and the practical measures landowners can take to sustain it. Containing over 40 short pieces arranged in a seasonal "almanac" form along with longer essays arranged chronologically, each piece is introduced and set in context by the editors.


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    Title
    For the Health of the Land
    Subtitle
    Previously Unpublished Essays and Other Writings
    Authors and contributors
    Introduction by Scott R. Sanders, By (author) Aldo Leopold, Edited by J. Baird Callicott, Edited by Eric T. Freyfogle
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 262
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781559637640
    ISBN 10: 1559637641
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ENV
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 560
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.3
    DC21: 333.72
    BIC subject category V2: RNA
    BISAC V2.8: NAT010000
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27610
    DC22: 333.72
    BISAC V2.8: NAT024000
    Ingram Subject Code: EV
    Libri: I-EV
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: HL030
    Ingram Theme: HOLD/EARTH
    BISAC V2.8: NAT019000
    B&T Approval Code: A61010000
    Thema V1.0: TQ, WNCF, RNT, RNA
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, index
    Publisher
    Island Press
    Imprint name
    Island Press
    Publication date
    01 June 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Washington
    Table of contents
    Part 1 Rural wildlife conservation: game management; a new field for science; helping ourselves; the Wisconsin river marshes; Coon Valley; farm game management in Silesia; be your own emperor. Part 2 A landowner's conservation almanac; winter; spring; summer; fall. Part 3 The outlook: the farmer as a conservationist; history of the Riley Game Co-operative, 1931-39; planning for wildlife; what is a weed?; the outlook for farm wildlife; the land-health concept and conservation.